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La Grande Observer 01/26/15
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BAKER CITY — It came down to the wire in Baker City between the visiting Union girls basketball team and the Bulldogs.
Baker had multiple chances to win in the waning seconds, grabbing a pair of offensive rebounds after a missed shot with 10 seconds left on the clock, but fell 32-31.
Defense set the tone for a La Grande girls basketball win Tuesday night, and head coach Doug Girdner unveiled a new wrinkle to an already stingy defense.
“We used a new zone-press scheme for the first time tonight,” Girdner said. “There wasn’t a lot of energy for either team in the first quarter, but it picked up as the game went along.”
IMBLER — Imbler junior Joe Griffin didn’t score a lot of points in his team’s win over Weston-McEwen Tuesday, but what he did was take away momentum at the most important point of the 57-55 win.
Oregon wrestling comes into the age of technology with new software
Something has spread from Wisconsin all the way to Oregon, and it’s not going anywhere. But, don’t fear. It’s actually something helpful — at least if you’re a fan of wrestling.
KENNEDY — Foul trouble dictated the opening game of the Kennedy Tournament for the Elgin girls basketball team.
The La Grande Tigers competed in the Baker Invitational Saturday, with the boys bringing home a second-place finish.
After just missing a Muilenburg Tournament title by four points last season, La Grande didn’t take any chances at its home event Saturday.
The third time was a charm for La Grande junior Cole Rohan.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — A cold shooting first half sunk the Eastern Oregon women’s basketball team in a 78-65 loss to Whitman College during the second day of the Kim Evanger Raney Classic in Walla Walla, Wash.
missing a Muilenburg Tournament title by four points past season, La
Grande didn't take any chances at its home wrestling event Saturday.
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